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U.S.S. DONATHON

(AS-24)

EVER READY - EVER FEARLESS

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AS-24 Deployments - Major Events

Add a AS-24 Shellback Initiation Add a AS-24 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1943 - Keel Date: 6 MAY 1943
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 15 OCT 1943
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 15 SEP 1944
SEP 1946 - Decommissioned: 21 SEP 1946

AS-24 General Specifications

Class: Aegir class submarine tender

Named for: Anthedon

Complement: 1460 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 16500 tons

Length: 492 feet

Beam: 69 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 18 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Turkey 7 February 1969